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not released for fear of back lash. jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >> nancy pelosi is getting a pay bump by becoming the president of the university of california system. $570,000 and she will receive benefits, including a relocation allowance of $142,000. in 2011 she made $199,700 as homeland security secretary. >> more details on nancy pelosi's appointment. the first woman to serve as president at university of california. she graduated from santa clara university and the first female valedictorian. we spoke with one of her former professionals today. he says she is bright with a broad mind. she is interested in national and international problems as well as in education. >> she will be interested in all the research projects they have. she can bring together both under grad education with research. >> it will be interesting to watch someone from outside the academic world over seeing the university system. >>> guilty, that was the verdict today for two men charged in the 2009 gang rape of a 16-year-old girl outside a dance at richmond high school. two juries convicted marcelles peter
of friday. reporting live jana ktvu channel 2 news. >>> ktvu learned that a san francisco firefighter drove a latter truck while druk while hitting a motorc losing his job. . joe an wrote to the commission asking for quin to be dismissed. >>> the office said 32-year-old can i recollect kirk peterson was was -- the two people inside the suv suffered my juror injuries t. driver who cause the original accident is facing charges of felony drunk driving. >>> this man is called a hero tonight after he went into a burning house and rescued a stranger. 29-year-old joe just moments after saturday's rescue. he was passi and when we saw flames coming out of the home. he found an elderly man asleep in the bedroom and carried him to safety. >> it was very surprised. it was very an awakening for him. firefighters told me he would have died if i did not get him. >> he's a medical technician, it appeared the fire started by heat from the car engine in the garage. >>> well, it is a boy, primz had , prince william had theerl baby today. >> the royal baby has arrived, the duchess of cambridge has given birth
pritchett ktvu channs . >>> now continuing of coverage of bart negotiations, one week from today, bay area's commuters could find themselves dealing with another bart strike as the august 4th contract deadline fast approaches. both sides met again today with no agreements. a few minor issues had been worked out. the two sides say they're still far aapart on wages and pensions and healthcare. >> we are going to do this week of the major economicishes. >> we should have been spending the last 12 days trying to resolve them. all of the agreements that we had right now we have had for the last three weeks. >> the politic's transportation invention in sfgs, bart's lead negotiation who was criticized for taking vacation in the middle of strike. >>> how a baby girl was born without kidney and survived. this newborn of the amazing story eric is live. >> reporter: she's the first child with this partin known as potter's syndrome to make it this far. no tv cameras allowed inside. we like to show you baby abigail, you see her there born 3 month premature with her dad and mom. a congresswoman from was
to the headaches commuters are dealing with. first we begin with ktvu's sal castaneda in the traffic center. >> reporter: it is improving. a lot of people this afternoon started leaving very early. what is not good is we saw our photographer ben cruz driving on city streets trying to get to the bridge. what has improved. north bound 101 the slow traffic begins aroundverment street. that is not -- aroundverment street. that is not bad. -- around vermont street. that is not as bad. the heaviest commute this afternoon was in the 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. hour. one last thing i want to mention, this morning's commute was very slow. we are expecting the same thing tomorrow. got slow at 5:30. >> thank you. for those hoping for commute relief tomorrow, there are no signs to end the strike. ktvu's ken pritchett is monitoring the situations. any word from either side on whether there are talks planned? >> reporter: no. we are in front of the caltrans building here. this was neutral ground last night when they met to try to hammer out a deal. they failed and they are not here today. they did not meet at
riders are getting. new at 6:00 p.m. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar is live at the ferry building. some are wondering if it would be handled better if it was private. >> reporter: generations ago most public transit was publicly owned. >> reporter: the east bay ferries are publicly owned, a private company operates them. >> the answer is to let the ferry service run bart. >> reporter: some say -- [ inaudible ] >> reporter: new york's ferries, denver and atlantic city and allowing private competition in miami and atlanta. what do passengers think about privatizing bart? >> i should be considered. i can't fathom the difficulties and benefits on that. it should be considered. >> reporter: the anger does not support privatization. >> i think keeping it public is fine. >> this is a public services and it should be for better or worse. >> reporter: he says if the strike were to drag out riders might prefer a lesser evil. >> not taking a lot of the important public good of -- into consideration. >> reporter: every rider agreed on this -- >> they had more than enough time to come to a agreement
starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. >> goodly evening. i'm ken wayne. >> good evening. union workers set to strike at midnight. unless of course a new contract has reached. negotiations resumed a new time ago bringing new hope bart's new strike in 16 years will be averted. we have team coverage for you tonight including options for commuters in the event of a strike. we begin with ken with the latest on negotiations. >> reporter: this has been a day of changed locations waiting for these negotiations to begin. representatives of bart and unions are inside the cal trans building here. they arrived here about 3:30 this afternoon to resume those talks. and just a few minutes ago a bart spokes person came out and gave an update. and alicia joins me now. what can you tell us about what both sides are doing? >> the good news is we're in the same building talking and that's different from this morning and last night. we're trying to avoid a strike. we don't want to burden the area. we're going to be here through the evening down to the wire. hopefully we can extend talks. the
. our ktvu's photo journivist making his way back to -- journalist making his way back to san francisco. this is a live look inside his van. we have a clock there on your screen. we just started the clock and we will time how long it takes for him to cross the bay bridge at the height of the commute. we will check in with ben throughout the newscast. >>> happening now, a worker's rally began in san francisco at the bart station and striking oakland city workers are expected to join. we are live at the event. ktvu's david stevenson is there as well watching and listening to what is being said. he will have a report coming up at 5:30 p.m. >>> while that rally is going on in san francisco, little action with negotiations ktvu's ken pritchett is trying to find out why there haven't been face to face negotiations. ken, what is going on. >> reporter: outside the caltrans building. this is neutral ground last night when bart and union representatives met before the talks broke down before the strike. if they meet again they will meet at this location. both sides blame the other sides. >> repor
. ktvu's tom vacar joins us live from one of the parks to show us how crowded it was. tom? >> reporter: these cars are almost 6 miles away from the park. these people walked to get into that park because the parking lot was jammed. today and tonight people will gather and it is for more than just fun. >> reporter: the park in pleasanton was maxed out. parking lot full, heat unbearable. at this park the heat caused many calls to 911. as many people walked 6-miles to get into the park whose parking lot was full and yet they kept coming. >> any park is parked. everything is packed. >> reporter: america is known as the great melting pot and here for people of every background this is the shared experience of independence day. >> 4th of july, fireworks, show with the family. >> reporter: we really are united. >> we don't see race, color. everybody is celebrating today, 4th of july. >> everybody here is happy because today everybody have plans today. that is great. never see that before. >> reporter: do you like the idea your children can meet other children? >> yes. yes. i like that. >> rep
negotiating again on friday and they are ready to get this resolved. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the verdict in the richmond high school gang rape trial is in but won't be rezealed till tomorrow -- revealed till tomorrow. both men face the possibility of life sentences if convicted. the verdict will be red tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. we will have them for you the minute they are red on as well as ktvu on football and twitter. -- facebook and twitter. >>> a teacher will have to register as a sex offender for life. today he was sentenced for molesting a student. he entered a no contest plea on monday. he will be on probation for four years and ordered to stay away from his victim and he will have to register as a sex offenderrer and given 180 days of -- sex offenderrer and given -- >>> tear as a man accused of lewd behavior with a 6-year-old girl made his first appearance today. ktvu's robert handa is live today. >> reporter: it was a emotionally charged day here and if today is an indication on how the case will go it will be very intense inside and outside of the cour
. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >>> a plane crash at sfo. >> we see people and they said they are alive and walking around. >> ap 77 officials confirm two people are dead and 182 are injured. >> at this point in time there is no indication of terrorism involved the fbi will be work closely with the ntsb. >> witnesses say that the tail of the asiana jetliner hit the seawall at the start of the runway and snapped off. >> this is the runway, it came in like this. and i was just watching the wheeling and it just hit like this and whole thing collapsed immediately. >> good evening, i'm julie haener. >> i'm frank somerville. the chair of the national transportation safety board is expected to arrive foyt to head up the investigation on the deadly crash at sfo. the asiana passenger jet came had in to land at sfo, it was 11:2 this morning. witnesses say the plane hit tail-first just yards short of runway 28l. the plane eventually came to a rest on the grass and dirt on the side of the runway and caught fire. passeng
vacar ktvu channel 2 news. >>> livermore, some of the heat in the inland areas have been oppressive. this heat wave is about to break. ktvu's mark tamayo is here with a look at the temperatures. >> finally changes around the corner. day 7 of temperatures at or above 100 degrees. we have been talking about this since saturday morning. remains in place for a few more hours, till 7:00 p.m. tonight for the valleys, the south bay and the mountains. the temperatures above 100 degrees. livermore from last week, 28 through today, high of 102 degrees this afternoon in livermore. as far as current temperatures right now. it is still hot. watt mull creek -- walnut creak 100. oakland 78. cooler near the shoreline and san francisco. coming up, we will look at the fireworks forecast for this evening. the big change you can expect for friday temperatures and a quick peak at your weekend. >>> getting into san francisco may be difficult due to the bart strike. a live picture of the toll plaza. it is backed up already. although the lanes in the middle are fast track. they are moving well. once you ge
>>> complete bay area news coverage, starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> as we speak new leads, developments, investigators are following up on them. >> as the search continues for a little girl reportedly kidnapped in oakland, why her father has been arrested on other charges related to the case. >>> that is the top story at noon. >>> good afternoon, i am tori campbell, the disappearance of daphne webb has taken a turn, her father has been arrested, sal castaneda has the rest of the story. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon, you heard the father was arrestd for child endangerment. ktvu has also learned that cadaver dog found the scent of the missing girl at john webb's home, the father who lives there with the mother of the girl. police say when webb left his child in the car with an elderly relative yesterday he put that child at risk. 21-month-old daphne viola webb was reported taken after 11:00 yesterday morning from a market in east oakland. an amber alert was issued an hour and a half later. the toddler's father, john webb, as we mention
put on by save our little children. reporting live, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >> and speaking of the vigil some leaders are hoping to turn this into action. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live in oakland where that vigil is about to get started not far from where she was killed. eric? >> reporter: that mobile police van just pulled up here. possibly in anticipation of a lot of people coming out for the vigil. organizers hoping as many as 500 will come out to pray for alaysha carradine and her family but today we also heard from another group who said something more has to be done about the killing in oakland. >> child killed, a community outraged. >> this is a state of emergency when you are grandmothers being shot, 8-year-old girls being murdered. >> reporter: but these pastors say talking about it isn't enough. today they met with the police chief. >> we demand protection for our community. >> if we have to march up and down the streets talking to everybody, going door to do to say enough is enough, that is what we will do. >> if i see something i am calling the police. >> reporte
on the investigation and the steps to protect children caught in the middle. live, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police are investigating a possible case of child abuse. they opened their investigation one week ago into allegations that a staff member touched a student inappropriately. police could not release more details at this time but they say the staff member has been placed on administrative leave. >> reporter: three straight days of protests over the george zimmerman verdict have oakland trying to regroup. business owners asked for and received a meeting with the police chief to talk about the police response. there is also new video of some of the violence. ktvu's rob roth is in oakland with more on this. rob? >> reporter: you can see all the effects from this. here is one example. this is a bank in downtown oakland with the wipedoes covered -- windows covered in plywood. the police chief spent an hour talking with downtown business owners about their concerns and what to do about them. >> reporter: this video shows what happened in downtown oakland. vandals smashing the window. th
the person who attacked the person with a hammer, given this person was wearing a mask. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alex. >>> some are criticizing how oakland police have responded to the three straight nights of protests. ktvu's sal castanedo continues our coverage downtown with what business owners are saying. good afternoon, sal. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. i want to show you the front of this store here that suffered major damage on one of the nights of the protests. some say they want the police to do more. some say the police have not been tough enough and point to the relatively small amount of arrests. but some say more force is the most response. >> when you respond to a big group of people with a lot of people, there's an equal protection in, when you respond like that, you get into more troubles and problems. i think it's a difficult job that o.p.d. has. >> reporter: this man owns the awaken calffy. he says he -- cafe. he says he doesn't want the police to infringe on people and antaggennize people. >> as a business we want to be communicated to on w
>>> this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >>> broken hearts in a bay area neighborhood after a child is the victim of deadly violence. >> unimaginable. >> also a look at the gun- riddled apartment. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. family and friends of the little girl are talking about her life cut far too short. claudine wong is live in the diamond district. good afternoon, claudine. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. yes, alicia was 8 years old. her birthday was last month. and her nickname ladybug. she came here last night from the walkway to the store here. this is the apartment of one of her closest friends. and then at 11:00 at night, the unthinkable happened. she was here on the other side of the store when someone riddled it with bullets. when the bullets passed through the door, they took alicia's life and they struck a 7-year- old, 4-year-old and their grandmother. teenager harden was in the apartment. he didn't want to be shown on camera. he says someone walked up to the door, the girls went up to answer. as they opened the door, someone just started shooting. >> it happ
security can run between 5-$800s a year. with the recent -- $500 to $800 a year. paul chambers ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in an hour concerned residents will gather for a community meeting in the same neighborhood where she was killed last week. that meeting is held at the recreation center in oakland. that meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. >>> local law enforcement and the fbi teamed up as part of a crack down on the sex trafficking of children. more than 100 children were saved in four days. ktvu's ken pritchett is in oakland where some of the children were rescued. >> reporter: police rescued two of the children on east 14th street as part of this operation. they were being sexually exploited and of the 105 children rescued in a nationwide operation led by the fbi, a dozen were here in the bay area. >> the fbi called it operation cross country. the fbi office in san francisco led 17 bay area sweeps. >> we were able to rescue 12 juveniles and arrest 21 pimps. >> reporter: 8 of the children were from the east bay, 3 from the north bay and 1 from the south bay. >> if we could get one off the s
pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> happening now, it is a boy. live pictures from outside the london hospital. it is after 1:00 a.m. in the morning. this is where prince harry and his wife welcomed their first child into the world. that is the world's newest prince. the duchess of cambridge gave birth at 4:24 p.m. news is being met with royal fanfare. >> wait is finally over. prince is born. the official announcement breaking with a bulletin where crowds gathered. 8 pounds 6-ounces. prince william stood by his wife's side during the birth at st. mary's hospital where he was born. >> they made sure to do this as a nod to tradition. diana gave birth at the same hospital. >> reporter: the newborn is third in line. >> this is such a big world news event. >> reporter: here again is a live look outside of st. mary's hospital i kate middleton gave birth this afternoon. mother and child are doing well and they will spend the night here in the hospital before going home. no word on the baby's name but we expect to learn it by theond of the week. -- by the end of the week. taking bets on names
. >> emotions run high as the suspect in the san francisco jewelry killings appears in court. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >> good morning. thank you for waking up with us. i'm pam cook. >> i'm dave clark. let's check your weather, traffic. steve first and see what's ahead. >> typical pattern. low clouds here in the bay. 60s, 70s, inland temps, some really rocket it up. 90s and stronger sea breeze today and slightly cooler here. not one, but two crashes on the east shore. these are reported westbound 80 at central. the others reported west 80 at cutting. one appears to be an on injury crash and other is an injury crash and could turn out to be the same thing. sometimes when people report things, one person may not have gotten it right. the other person may have. we try to decide, but if you watch out for slow traffic in this area that could cause the east shore freeway. looks good. >>> former napa wrestling coach on child pornography. what we're finding out about the investigation that led to a raid on the man's home. >> reporter: he was a part-time photographer and a wrestling coa
stevenson ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the offer of what they did after the crash. gave crew members their utilityn cut passengers from their seat belts and the two went into the fuse without any protective equipment to help and inside they found the injured passengers. >> they're sitting there and looking at me like help me but they're not screaming out loud, they're moaning and in pain. a lot of people had injuries and were also too scared to move. >> they want to make sure they return to passengers so the lori's family members. san francisco firemen officials say it is possible that one of them survived the crash but was killed when she was hit by an emergency vehicle rushing to the scene. fire officials today address that possibility. >> dealing with an active aircraft fire and trying to rescue some where in the realm of 300 victims. >> the fire department is conducting its own. jana is live now at the marriott hotel where students traveling with the two girls that were killed in the crash met with the chinese general this afternoon. >> reporter: we have learn that had the famili
, in washington shannon chavez ktvu channel 2 news. >>> an act of domestic terrorism, chopper 2 flew over the scene of the regional park, ktvu following the investigation and is live tonight at contra costa after getting a close up look at the tower and the extended damage. >> reporter: here is the latest, they tell me at this point it does not appeared to be domestic terrorism although they're considering federal charges. it is high up of the top, we want to get a view and show you what it looked like so we took a small portable camera and hike to the top. >> reporter: setting off alarm sensors, from the air news chopper shows the damage of the top rocky ridge. the public cannot drive to the top and the only way is to go pass this gate and walk. >> this is a satellite dish, i believe, it was on the tower. >> large pieces of equipment were flung hundreds of feet down the hill. at the top we had a clear view where investigators say someone entered and cut through the cables. >> are there people that come up here normally over night? >> no, the park closes at 10:00 so there is curfew in thi
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news 5:00 p.m. >>> live pictures from news chopper 2, there you see the freeway heading towards the bay bridge. people are trying to get home without the bart trains. in san francisco, drivers inch their way towards the bay bridge. ktvu's sal castaneda has beentricking traffic -- been tracking traffic. a look at what is happening in the east bay. >> reporter: a lot of people have been ing abt san francisco and we saw that picture. the san mateo bridge. eastbound is not all that bad. it is slow getting out to 880. in san francisco the back up has improved. it was backed up to 280. as you saw with our camera on city streets, it has been slow getting to the bridge as we go back to news chopper 2. this is the slow traffic. cars from the financial district trying to get up on the streets. ben, our photographer in the car is taking a long time to get on to the bridge. first street, harrison street. here is ben. i think she coming up on the ferry building all. taking him a while -- ferry building. takin
oakland. ktvu's rob roth is there and he joins us live at the scene with the latest on the search. rob? >> reporter: well, julie, police are expected to re veal new details sometime within the hour. but the police search is still on. the story begins when this girl's father was in an suv and he went inside this market to buy energy drinks here on 79th avenue and international boulevard. police say the father had left the girl in the car with a relative described as having a disability. but when the father returned, his daughter was gone. >> he asked me, he said, have you seen anybody around here? >> what did he say to you? >> he said, have you seen anybody around her? my daughter and my mom's purse just got stolen. >> reporter: the little girl's name is daphne viola webb. she's 21 months old and was last seen in orange pajamas with pink hearts. police are using tracking dogs to assist in the search. numerous agencies have joined in, including the fbi. they are starting in the area closest to the car and expanding out. now, police have released a description of the person they believe m
seen this little girl in recent days and weeks. >> we're live in oakland, carol lu, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we spoke with the mother. if someone took the daughter, they say they would not get a fight. >> she's not a crying-type baby. >> if someone took her, she probably wouldn't have been, you know, screaming or crying. >> ms. webb shares custody with the father. he was with the father when reported by the father as missing. >>> and we have never seen before photos and slides. people were still inside the plane when this photo was taken. >> once passengers were evacuated, should shows them getting on the bus at the crash sight and hear you see police officers looking at debris left behind. >> today, the ntsb gave a final site report. >> one of the pilots there, on final approach, they're now getting the details. >> what caused the crash is unknown. >> one curious report that the pilot told investigators, he saw a bright light ahead of the plane just before landing seems to have been downplayed by the pilot himself. >> he stated that he did not think the light affected his vision because
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right for you, this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> new up-close views from this morning outside and inside as the wreckage of agenciana flight 214 is moved. >> this was really a big step forward for us overnight. >> we will tell you live to sfo for the story as the airport tries to clear the runway and get all flights back on time. >>> also more information just out this morning on what happened to one of the two teenagers who died. >>> good afternoon, i am tori campbell. things are beginning to return to normal today at san francisco international airport after the agenciana plane accident. we have continuing coverage on the crash. crews made progress today repairing the runway damaged when the flight crashed. ktvu's claudine wong is live there with a look at the work and the wreckage. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon, yes, what is left of flight 214 could sit her for another week or 2. the nts interest has taken what it needs so all that is left is for the airline to figure out how to dispose of it. the front part is
, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alex. >>> barbara lee is also reacting to the violence and vandalism in oakland. our washington, d.c. bureau reporter caught up with her this morning and said the rallies must remain peaceful. >> we have to remember dr. king's message of remaining peaceful. it's incumbent upon us in democracy to protest to exercise our first amendment rights and to cry for justice. >> in san francisco, demonstrations against the zimmerman verdict were peaceful. >> guilty! >> hundreds of people took to the streets in downtown yesterday. they carried signs with trayvon martin's picture and marched down powell street to union square. san francisco police say no arrests were made. the march was organized by the group "answer san francisco." >>> george zimmerman may have been acquitted of second-degree murder charges but he still could face other charges. the justice department says it's still investigating trayvon martin's death to see if zimmerman violated the teenager's civil rights. attorney general eric holder spoke about the case a couple of hours ago during his speec
vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and some members of the anaheim angels were affected by this afternoon's bridge shut down. the angels are playing the a's in oakland. the team's hotel is in san francisco. angels beat writer tweeted that josh hamilton and other players had to take bart to the coliseum because they didn't get on the team's early bus to the ballpark. warning of the situation on the bridge. if you want to get those alerts, download the ktvu app for your phone and tablet. get updates by liking the ktvu page on facebook and following us on twitter. >>> continuing coverage tonight of the violence plaguing oakland. this is surveillance video giventous by a father who says his son and grandson were in a car when it was shot up by strangers. luckily nobody was hit by the gunfire. the father says the violence needs to stop. and calls for private security after a woman was shot and killed in broad daylight just driving her car in her own neighborhood. before judy was gunned down she was pushing for the extra protection. it's not just that neighborhood looking to find more protectio
as the important decisions being made about the immediate future. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the camp offices are in san francisco. tonight the director acknowledged the death of the staff member and the four that were hurt are all doing well. he said the campers are doing well and participating in camp activities away from the scene. our staff therapists are working with grief experts to care for our community in this difficult time. >>> developing news tonight, san francisco city college is going to lose its accreditation next year. the president said this is really bad for san francisco. ktvu's noelle walker is live with details on the decision and what it could mean for the 86,000 students who attend san francisco city college. >> reporter: word is starting to get out on this campus, 85,000 students. one student said that is just great. he doesn't know what he will do. news chopper 2 up above the scene. there were going to be people here for a rally to support san francisco city college. there is a rally planned next week as well. i was on a teleconference with the san francisco c
here at sfo within the week. live this san francisco near sfo, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right. thank you, alex. the ntsb has scheduled a news conference at 2:00 p.m. this afternoon. we'll bring you live coverage right here on ktvu. >>> the parents of the children aboard flight 214 including the grieving parents of the two teenagers killed are now here in the bay area. >> easy, now. >> they arrived last night and the parents were shuttled to the crowne plaza hotel in burlingame where the children are staying. the parents of the two girls killed met with the san mateo county coroner who gave them a briefing on the cause of death. the coroner is expected to release autopsy results in about three weeks. >>> a san francisco man was sitting in the emergency exit row when the asiana jet crash- landed at sfo. 35-year-old ben leavey was returning from a business trip in korea. he was one of the last passengers to get off the plane. he took several pictures from his phone. he said he felt the back of the plane hit the ground hard. despite being hurt, he helped. okay, we're
not represent all of oakland. reporting live here, patti lee ktvu channel 2 news. >>> oakland city officials say this time they'll be ready. they are listed help from other agencies. business owners and residents were quick of the city's response of violence that followed earlier of the week. business are keeping the apply over their windows and preparation for tomorrow's protests, the vandalism is hurting more than a handful of business owners. >> it is hurtful to the people of the city of oakland, they're the people that's impacted. tls fewer jobs and services here. >> oakland 's reputation has some businesses holding back from filing insurance claim. they say they fear rate increases or cancellation of their insurance policy. go to for more coverage and you will find clips of today of the president. >>> one of the girls who died of the asiana flight survived the initial flight crash only to be killed by the vehicle response to that incident. >> reporter: ran over a 16-year-old crash survive. >> multiple blunt injuries that are consistent with being run over by a motor vehicle. th
, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now on big bus tour. the company says it is the largest operator of tours in the world. it lists 14 cities around the world, including san francisco. the san francisco tour has 20 stops where tourists can see the attractions. and in a separate case a driver accused of driving drunk on the job entered a not guilty plea this morning. he had a blood alcohol of .21 when police arrested him in san francisco earlier this month. he faces charges of dui and driving with an open container of alcohol. >>> we know the names of the palo alto couple involved in a deadly plane trash at lake tahoe. ktvu's ken pritchett is follow the story. a womb might have saved one of the -- a woman might have saved one of the people's lives? >> reporter: the plane crashed after taking off from lake tahoe airport but it was based here at the palo alto airport. we talked to several people who are familiar with the couple or familiar with their aircraft that was based here. the sheriff's department says this is what witnesses saw after that plane took off. >> it was see leaving t
coverage starts right now. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> an oakland neighborhood is mourning the death of a well liked women who was gunned down in broad daylight. ktvu's sal castaneda joins us from oakland. you have been talking with neighbors who are fed up with what they say is a growing problem. >> reporter: that's right, pam, i want to show you this block here. this block does not have houses on it and it has a view so people say that neighbors -- people say that people have come here, parked their cars, they drink beer and smoke and hang out and that has become a problem say the neighbors. today people have been coming to a memorial set up by neighbors of 66-year-old judy solomon, one lady burned incense at the spot of the killing where people have left pictures, candles and newspaper clippings, many had groan used to her here walking her own pets here. >> she was always walking and you know it is something that you get used to seeing a person in a certain time and certain you know every day things. >> police say the shooting happened as solomon, who lives nearby was dr
bachman. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> good afternoon, everybody, i am brian flores in for tori campbell. we begin with breaking news. you are looking at live pictures of a gas leak that has prompted evacuations of a number of east bay apartment complexes. it was reported at 9:45 in richmond at the intersection of marina bay parkway and regatta boulevard. we are told a contractor there ruptured a gas main. >> ther supposed to check but that didn't happen. >> firefighters went door to door telling people who live at several nearby apartment complexes to evacuate. many left with the clothes on their backs. >> i left my car and luckily i brought my purse and cell phones and keys but i can't go anywhere. >> there is concern about an explosion and san bruno comes to mind and things like that, so there is definitely a concern. >> an update now on the gas leak, pg&e tells us that crews capped the leak 30 minutes ago. at last check residents were still waiting for the all clear to return to their homes. >>> this afternoon the city coun
s >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> commuters caught by a second day waited in long lines for alternate forms of transportation. the latest on the talk between bart and the union. the latest on the toll gate bridge. and the shooting at the theater in oakland and now we hear from the police chief. >>> i'm tori campbell. union workers rallying and commuters left scrambling. we're following all angles. today, there were long lines at the ferries, ac transit stops and, of course, the bay bridge toll plas a sal castaneda just talked to both sides. any ideas, sal? >> reporter: there's several different ways, and so far, no new talks have been scheduled. it appears that the public sentiment may be getting back. since talks broke down sunday night, there have been no new bargaining sessions. today, bart told us how much this strike is costing the agency. >> in revenue, we lose about a million dollars a day. even though we're saving on labor costs, because our employees aren't getting paid, we're still losing money because o
? >>> a scandal at a bay area high school. the serious charges that has both parents and students on edge. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. thank you for waking up with us. friday, july 12th i'm pam cook. >> i'm brian flores in for dave clark today. let's get a quick check of electric and traffic. steve i'm looking forward to the weekend. what will it be like? >> yeah he wants to sleep in. >> to what 5:30? >> exactly. >> we have another big fog bank. it looks like what happened yesterday weather wise will carry into today. there is plenty of low clouds and west wind. temperatures inland have cooled off into the 80s. here is sal. >>> good morning. traffic is looking pretty good. also this morning we are looking at the commute on the san mateo bridge and the bay bridge too. those bridges look good. let's go back to the desk. >>> we begin with the developing story. the fuselage is being towed away. we've been watching it live. claudine wong is right near sfo this morning with this very long awaited move. >> reporter: this is very significant. because again they can't get th
: doctors say this of the biggest mass casualty injuries in history. ktvu channel 2 news. >> crash survivors were reunited with relatives today behind closed doors. the media was kept far away from crown plaza. several were wearing neck braces. from the hotel south of the airport, the boeing 777 is clearly visible across the water. travelers still seeing problems flying in and out of sfo. it will stay that way until wreckages are removed. officials at sfo says 120 flights were cancelled today and even split between arrivals and departures and delays of averages of 60-90 minutes. >>> coming up more coverages of the flight 214 and the psychological impact and what it had on the bay area koreans. >>> officer received shock fire at around 2:30 this afternoon. officer found an unkshs man in the streets suffering from one shot wound and so far no words on his identity and arrest. >>> dozens of people returned to a badly burn apartment in redwood city. this is what it looks like inside the home. one person was killed of the six alarm fire that broke out url l early sunday morning, nearly 100 people
campaign on august 17th with the rally in jackson mississippi, reporting live in san francisco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the of california is making plans for a bart strike. the 30 day contract extensions for the two union on august 4th. >> they know how important bart is to the bay area so like hundreds of people who use it so i think they really need to get it together. >> if they don't come to a conclusion within the next 12 days -- >> casual car pooling can make a difference,. there would be no gridlocks during a bart strike. >>> apple shares of the earning report, apple reported just shy of $7 billion. still total earnings easily topmost analysts forecast. . . closing at a new high earnings. nasdaq fell and it closes down on 21 points . >>> sis cisco says -- >>> california saw a spike in foreclosure of the second quarter this year, the trend is still downward. lenders sent out more than 25, 000 default notices from april to june. that's an increase of 39% from the first 3 months o f the year. the numbers are still down from a year ago. >>> salvage crews pulled the sailb
ktvu cameras were the only ones allowed into a last minute energy meeting. the locals say they're not taking the deadline for granted and rushed back to the negotiating table before 5:00. for those drivers on the line today, the reason for their solidarity is clear. >> for me it's just recession was a couple of years ago. so everyone took a hit. all us employees are just asking what we can had. >> reporter: he still thinks a deal can be done. >> it's not about the leverage, it's about what's fair. you know it's about what's fair. >> i would like to see a pay raise because we haven't seen a pay raise in 11 years. it's been a long time for us. >> reporter: local 56 thinks that they contend to injuries. the district argues that claims and osha logs show there's no significant increase in injuries over last year so the debate continues. >> i hope we can settle something out because you know it's still better for the riding public. i still care about the people that are out there on the streets. >> that was jade hernandez reporting. stay with ktvu tomorrow morning for more on the b.
on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning. thank you for joining us on july 25th. i'm pam cook. >> i'm dave clark. >> i try for pam all the time. some had sunshine and some hot, dealing with 60s by the coast and 70s around the bay. not much change. inland, it's hot and then cool. >> steve, we look at 680 and traffic is good through fremont heading down to the bottom of the hill. also, the morning commute is looking good on the golden gate bridge but be careful, lane workers are out now. give them a break there and slow down towards the toll plaza. 5:00, let's go back to the desk. >>> topping our news this morning. a gas leak in al moe has been repaired and yesterday's evacuation orders have been lifted. work crews ruptured a natural gas line yesterday morning. an evacuation order severalling several businesses and homes lasted almost five hours. the gas line was broken by an east bay mud crew digging to locate a water pipe. >> as we were digging to our work, the marks were off. so our crew hit a half inch gas line. >> many were confused wondering if they should evacuate too. county o
in the bay area, 21 pimps were arrested along with a dozen johns that were arrested. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now. since the initiative began in 2003 the fbi recovered more than 1200 children from -- 2700 children from the streets. 12 were in the bay area, the highest number in the country, followed by detroit and milwaukee. 159 pimps were arrested nationwide. detroit had 18 followed by san francisco and atlanta with 17 each. >>> pope francis startled the world today with these remarks bottegas and their role in the cac-- about gays and their role in the church. >> if a person is gay and accepts the lord and has good will, who am i to judge them. >> he said he will not judge gay priests for their sexual orientation and he spoke about expanding the role of women in the church. the pop's remark caught many by surprise. ktvu's david stevenson is live in the city where churchgoers are wondering what is next. >> reporter: that is exactly right. the pope's comments mark a major change in tone but churchgoers are not sure what may be coming next. >>> small crowd celeb
in the past and what they are asking for is fair. >>> stay with ktvu for complete coverage. we will send out media letters on the strike decision as it happens. just follow ktvu on twitter or like us on the ktvu facebook page and we'll bring you a special edition of ktvu morning news beginning at 4:00 a.m. >> we are also following another developing story tonight on transit workers. they too are threatening to strike tomorrow. if they walk off the job, it would be double trouble for east bay commuters. union workers just held their own emergency meeting. erik? >> reporter: that meeting just broke up in the last hour. we were not allowed inside to listen to what they were talking about. one person who was there told me she counted more than 500 union workers at this meeting that happened back here in this hall. they say they don't want a strike but seemed more than ready to do that e exactly that when they packed in today. the union local 192 represents more than 1700 bus drivers, mechanics dispatchers and others who work for ac transit. their contract expires at midnight. the union has said
for 2:00 this afternoon. to watch it live, go to where we will be streaming it or use the ktvu app. >>> many pilots and advocates are upset that federal investigators were so quick to release so much information about the asiana airline crash even though some say that is the ntsb's job. >> they are letting people know how the investigation is processing. that is exactly what they should be doing. >> pilots believe the information revealed so far gives the impression that the asiana pilots may have made mistakes. the former spokesman for sfo says the ntsb has an obligation to inform the public whether pilots, the airline, airport or faa like it or not. >>> more victims of saturday's crash have been released from the hospital. san francisco general just gave us an update one hour ago. eight people are in that hospital. that is down from 12 last night. three are in critical condition including one child. stanford hospital has four victims, one in critical condition. >>> coming up, a look at safety and seat belts on board airplanes. what passengers think of three- point seat belts
forced several people out of their homes. ktvu paul chambers is live on bridge point way with a look at the damage and what firefighters are saying about a possible cause. >> reporter: it happened behind us. you can't tell from the outside there was a fire but right there on the second floor is where it all began according to the fire department out here. we are right next to the bridge point shopping center here in san mateo one resident told us around 1:00 this morning he heard an ear piercing sound that he thought was the fire alarm. but it was the fire alarm system for the entire building. the original call was for a fire on the second floor which quickly spread to the third floor. it was something inside the close drier that started it all. >> the drier vent there could have been lint in the system. fire marshals will look a little farther into it. >> reporter: right now fire officials say it was an accidental fire. a total of six units that was damaged. however, no one was injured. there will be crews out here all morning long to make sure to maintain. right now no
walking with a baby resembling daphne. the group just finished singing amazing group. >> ktvu channel 2 news. >> now to our continuing coverage of the protest in oakland sparked by the george zimmerman verdict. >> today, behind closed doors meetings were held with downtown business owners. >> he listened to concerns about the violent protests and what to do about them. >> i think they're overwhelmed. >> we'll take whatever steps are necessary to make sure there's enough cops out there and we'll call mutual aid. >> oakland police have made about a dozen arrest in connection with the four nights of protest. >> this is some of the violence and vandalism. >> it shows what happened downtown sears department store earlier this week. >> to the right, you'll see one of the vandals smashes a glass door with what appears to be a metal bike lock. >>> for the richmond high school bang rape trail, the verdict won't be released until heard. >> two men are charged in the 2009 attack during a 16-year-old girl. >> they were tried at the same time in front of two jurors. >> the panel in the montano case
of protests this weekend. this morning, ktvu's tara moriarty talked one on one with oakland's police chief who outlined the department's plan. >> reporter: violence has grips the streets of oakland ever since the zimmerman verdict. it's left behind a trail of destruction. last night the city council demanded to know why police were caught off so guard july 13th once the verdict was read and then again on monday when protesters swarmed 880, blocking traffic. >> some of these things are somewhat spontaneous. that adds to the challenge of it. in the wake of the verdict, the information we were getting was all pointing to a significant rally and march on the sunday. and so we staffed according to that. in hindsight we should have put more people out on saturday night. we've learned from that and we're working on that to ensure that doesn't happen again. >> reporter: this weekend, all regular days off for police officers have been canceled. officers will be patrolling the streets friday and saturday night. local business owners say it's about time. >> i think it's -- there's a great deal of frustra
't look like the burglars got past the garage and she credits the family's dog. >> ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in heshglys, a man attacked a woman. >> the victim said one robber punched her and threatened to kill her and tied her up and demanded cash and jewelry. >> the burglars got in through an unlocked window. >>> two men in lake county have been charging with running an illegal drug operation and keeping a teenage run away locked away in a box. >> two men grew more than 1,000 marijuana plants for sale and made the 15-year-old girl participate in the operation. >> investigators first discovered the marijuana on april on the property near clear lake. >> they found a cash of weapons, ammunition and various ballistic masks and helmets. >> the men could face between ten years to life in prison. >>> we're finding out about a well-known animal lover gunned down just blocks away from her home. >> a small memorial marks the spot where 66-year-old judy solman was killed yesterday. >> she was known for dog walking if her neighborhood but came concerned about crime in her neighborhood. >> she was
, reporting live at candlestick park i am noel ktvu channel 2 news. >>> let's take a look at the events this evening. john mayer is performing tonight, up in the north bay, the nhra drag races and the oakland a's are playing at the coliseum. . a group of residents saying enough is enough and calling for a decoration of a state emergency to get help fighting crime. this all comes of rand of judy and salaman. >> the they offer sheriffs and police academy and crime less, they offered whatever support that we were too proud and we said no to it >> he thinks he need just one more vote on the city counsels to have enough to pass the state emergency decoration. >>> his family was a victim of a shooting and it was all caught on camera. we are going to share surveillance video from outside a liquor store two months ago. his son and grandson parked outside the store and suddenly someone ran out and opened fire on their car with the little boy sitting inside. no one was hurt but ortiz says he's furious and hopes this video will identify the gunman. >> so they'll not kill any innocent kids and inno
one. they say this is nothing short of a miracle. live from san ramon, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> it's an emotional day for the family and friends of an 8- year-old girl who was shot and killed in oakland during a sleepover. the funeral for alashay carradine began last year. she was at a friend's home for a sleepover when someone rang the doorbell and started shooting. two other children hand a grandmother were injured. no arrests have been made. >>> b.a.r.t. and union leaders are back at the table. three major issues up for discussion. sal castanedo joins us live with the latest developments and how the appears to have visited. >> reporter: we noticed less aci accimy -- acrimony. b.a.r.t. is talking about the big three, salary, pension and medical premiums. we heard no angry accusations or rhetoric. >> this is not about demonizing our employees. we love our employees. they are tremendous. i will go to toe to toe against anyone who wants to question that. this is about other issues. >> reporter: b.a.r.t. says it's increased its ever through the negotiations. it's offerin
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